bitcoin
I Threw Away £3.7 Million In Bitcoin

Five years ago, I threw away a hard drive. An utterly generic 250GB portable hard drive, already a few years old, with a couple of dings and scratches in its shell and with the beginnings of an audible click that would have eventually killed it. Read More >>

wtf
Fidget Spinners Are Trending On PornHub

PornHub just released some, er, interesting statistics on popular searches on the site for the month of May. Read More >>

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If You Could Eat Human Meat, Would You Even Want To?

If there were no societal or cultural pressures to not eat human meat, would it even be good? We're not talking about taste and texture, but rather health and nutrition. Perhaps craving a slice of a particularly delicious-looking friend, AsapSCIENCE decided to tackle the issue in less than four minutes. Read More >>

android
Android O Will Allow Graphics Driver Updates Via The Play Store

The recently revealed "Android O" may not have knocked it out of the park for Google, but there is a nifty feature coming to the upgraded platform that will appeal in particular to mobile gamers — graphic driver updates independent of full OS ones. Read More >>

gadgets
One Step Closer To The Robot Apocalypse

We all know Google Home and the Amazon Echo. Both are voice-activated speakers that can handle a bit of your life admin, giving you a calendar update or keeping track of your shopping list. But now they can talk to each other — and they get along — so I'm not sure how long it'll take until they realise that they should just team up and kill all humans. Read More >>

science
Scientists Just Made The World’s Thinnest Hologram

An Australian-Chinese research team has created the world's thinnest hologram, paving the way towards the integration of 3D holography into everyday electronics like smart phones, computers and TVs. Read More >>

animals
Oh Great, Australia Is Even More Dangerous Than We Thought

The "blood nuking" capabilities of Australian adult brown snake venom only come about after an amazing transformation. Read More >>

lego
Lego Just Smashed Its 100% Renewable Energy Goal

Lego has invested $1 billion (£768.1 million) over the last four years to balance 100 per cent of its energy use with that from renewable sources, and now that goal has been achieved - three years early. Read More >>

apps
Instagram Is Snapchat Now

First it was "stories", now filters - there's very little about Snapchat that isn't a part of Instagram now. Read More >>

cars
Alfa Romeo Is Improving Its Car Factories With Samsung Smartwatches

The factory that produces the barnstorming Alfa Romeo Giulia at Cassino, Italy, is 45 years old. It's built 7.3 million cars. But it's getting a space-age overhaul, and part of that includes hooking workers up with Samsung's latest smartwatch. Read More >>

movies
Handmade Alien Flipbook Animation Explains Everything You Need To Know About Xenomorphs

No time (or inclination) to go and watch Ridley Scott's latest stab at messing about with the Alien franchise? Don't worry, talented artist Serene Teh has you covered with this amazing flipbook animation. Read More >>

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Save Hiring A Plane And Just Skydive From A Drone Like This Guy

The age of drones is fast approaching and here we are thinking that getting our deliveries via tiny, rotor-equipped robots is the best we can do. How about getting one to lift you into the air so you can jump out of the sky? Way more convenient than chartering a plane, right? Read More >>

books
Reminder: George R. R. Martin Is Probably Never Going To Finish A Song Of Ice And Fire

It's been five years since the last book. It's been a year since the last update. We're only two (short) seasons away from the end of the TV series. Maybe it's time to face it: it's likely the A Song Of Ice And Fire books will never get finished. Read More >>

research
Study Shows Heavy Facebook Users Have Less Grey Matter

If you're a heavy social media user, it might be because of a particular part of your brain being smaller than usual. Read More >>